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Offline greatcyber

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Joe (Killfoile) is Hospitalized
« on: August 10, 2010, 07:35:26 PM »
For the past few days, my wonderful Joe has been having laboured breathing.  I wasn't sure at first he was even aware of it, so I mentioned it to him.  Last night, while he was playing WOW online, he was huffing and puffing and sounding like he was doing heavy lifting and I asked him if he was ok.  He said yes, but I told him that his breathing didn't sound right and that he was making noises.  Also, his ankles and feet began to swell a while back.

I gave him my compression socks from when I had my spinal surgery a few years ago and that helped with the swelling.  But with his history of Congestive Heart Failure, I told him that I wanted him to go to the doctor today.  No specialist was available immediately, so our clinic told him to go to the Emergency Room at the Royal Victoria Hospital.  They will be keeping him, at least overnight, as there are many tests to do and they take a long time.  So far his ECG is normal; I don't think he has had a Chest X-ray yet - but I can almost bet you there will be fluid around his lungs.

At the hospital they are a little perplexed about his condition and he wanted me to share with you all here that he was in the hospital.  He does have his laptop so if they have wifi there, I'm sure he will post something when he has a chance.  If not, I will give an update when I return home later.  I have to bring him his HIV meds and some DVDs to watch.

Geez, I haven't been here in a long time - Hi Jan and Rocky and everyone else!  Hope you are all doing well.  I had to take a valium to stop from shaing when Joe left for the hospital.  I told him that "I would kill him if he dies!"  He ASSURED me he wouldn't.  This weekend is Pride Montreal and we definitely have plans.

Thanks for reading.

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Re: Joe (Killfoile) is Hospitalized
« Reply #1 on: August 10, 2010, 08:10:51 PM »
Stephen,

Let Joe know, we're all wishing him the best. It's good that you convinced him to get to the hospital. I didn't know that Joe was dealing with congestive heart failure. I am sure he must have mentioned it here,  I missed it somehow.

Wishing you the best Joe, and a speedy recovery. Rest up...

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Re: Joe (Killfoile) is Hospitalized
« Reply #2 on: August 10, 2010, 08:17:00 PM »
Fuck, tell him I hope he gets better.

PS:  He never mentioned he was a WoW addict as well.  I expect full disclosure when he returns.

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Re: Joe (Killfoile) is Hospitalized
« Reply #3 on: August 10, 2010, 08:27:14 PM »
Hi Joe (hopefully they have wifi at the hospital) -
Wishing you a speedy recovery --- get some rest -- we look forward to hearing from you soon

Keeping you in my thoughts,

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Re: Joe (Killfoile) is Hospitalized
« Reply #4 on: August 10, 2010, 08:51:53 PM »
Get well soon Mr Joe, n you yourself mr take care - matt
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Re: Joe (Killfoile) is Hospitalized
« Reply #5 on: August 10, 2010, 08:55:03 PM »
Get well soon keep U in my prayers

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Re: Joe (Killfoile) is Hospitalized
« Reply #6 on: August 10, 2010, 09:02:58 PM »
Get well Joe. I hope to see you around the forums again soon. Thank you so much for letting us all know. You are both in my thoughts.
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Re: Joe (Killfoile) is Hospitalized
« Reply #7 on: August 10, 2010, 09:10:44 PM »
Get well soon Joe! I'm sending good thoughts your way buddy :)

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Re: Joe (Killfoile) is Hospitalized
« Reply #8 on: August 10, 2010, 09:44:32 PM »
Joe, don't you dare. Thank goodness you've got Stephen looking after you.

Stephen, thank you, thank you, thank you for letting us know what's up.

I'm going to have a little cry now. Joe, get better and know you're in my thoughts.

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Re: Joe (Killfoile) is Hospitalized
« Reply #9 on: August 10, 2010, 09:53:03 PM »
That all sounds a bit disconcerting.  I hope things turn out well.
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Re: Joe (Killfoile) is Hospitalized
« Reply #10 on: August 10, 2010, 10:14:42 PM »
Sincerest wishes for a speedy discharge, Joe! We've had too many members in hospital these last few days. Stephen, thank you for letting us know. There's a lot of healing power that can be sent and utilized via our network.

Love and hugs,
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Re: Joe (Killfoile) is Hospitalized
« Reply #11 on: August 10, 2010, 10:43:50 PM »
Joe, I hope you feel better soon. You are in my thoughts.

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Re: Joe (Killfoile) is Hospitalized
« Reply #12 on: August 10, 2010, 10:53:10 PM »
Dear Joe, having had to read this was very tough, but good thing you got to the hospital, if in doubt just go.  Stephen you did well.  Get well real soon Joe and give us something to smile about in 2010.

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Re: Joe (Killfoile) is Hospitalized
« Reply #13 on: August 10, 2010, 11:09:09 PM »
You are in my thoughts Joe. Hurry back to us soon!


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Re: Joe (Killfoile) is Hospitalized
« Reply #14 on: August 10, 2010, 11:29:33 PM »
Joe,

What is it with you Great Old Ones at the moment?

Get well soon babe. :-*

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Re: Joe (Killfoile) is Hospitalized
« Reply #15 on: August 10, 2010, 11:46:17 PM »
Joe

I certainly hope this isn't anything serious and they get it sorted out quickly.

Speedy recovery my friend.

And Stephen thank you for letting us know.

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Re: Joe (Killfoile) is Hospitalized
« Reply #16 on: August 10, 2010, 11:47:33 PM »
Joe, get well soon. Sending you my best thoughts and energy tonight.
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Re: Joe (Killfoile) is Hospitalized
« Reply #17 on: August 11, 2010, 01:21:15 AM »
Hey All,

Thank you all for the warm wishes and it seems to be a somewhat false alarm, but they really don't know what happened.

After 9 hours, I'm back home. I have a history of Cardiomyopathy (Class 4, the worst), Congestive Heart Failure and COPD. I got a all clear from my Cardiologist, who said my heart has returned to normal for a 56 year old man with 26 years of HIV. So it was a surprise when the feet started swelling and I mean swelling, to where I could not put on any shoes. That didn't concern me so much, until my left side started going numb. That got my attention and off to hospital I went. They did a full CBC, EKG, Chest X-Ray and pumped me with enough Lasix to drain a swamp.

We added a second diuretic, Furosimide to get ride of the excess fluid and my feet have already started to drain. It's been incredibly hot and humid here, which always causes problems with my water retention. The docs think this is "just one of those things", that we will watch, but they expect a week of double diuretics should do the trick and I just have to watch myself for any more swelling.

Hopefully, by morning, the swelling will be gone. It should be, as I am pissing every half hour and the amounts are incredible. I had no idea I could retain so much water, but each hour I feel a little less "under water" so life is good and I appreciate your good thoughts, because I knew that you were all pulling for me.

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Re: Joe (Killfoile) is Hospitalized
« Reply #18 on: August 11, 2010, 01:50:55 AM »
Hopefully it's just a false, though scary, alarm.  The good news is that your home, Joe.
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Re: Joe (Killfoile) is Hospitalized
« Reply #19 on: August 11, 2010, 02:37:27 AM »
I'm glad this seems to be just a false alarm.  I haven't been around all that long, so I don't know about things you've posted in the past.  If this doesn't sound too inappropriate at this point, I was wondering if the heart condition is something you had regardless of HIV or whether HIV and older meds are responsible.  My brother's partner is only 35 and has heart issues and he is neg, so I know it happens in the general population a lot.  And, my friend's dad has COPD and emphysema and he never smoked.  He got it from decades of paint and varnish fumes.

Anyway, I'm glad to hear all is well.  Here's to good health from here on out!

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Re: Joe (Killfoile) is Hospitalized
« Reply #20 on: August 11, 2010, 10:24:25 AM »
WOW, Joe!

Hang in there man.  Don't scare us like that!

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Re: Joe (Killfoile) is Hospitalized
« Reply #21 on: August 11, 2010, 11:00:47 AM »
So glad for that Joe! It was such a relief to see you posting again :)

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Re: Joe (Killfoile) is Hospitalized
« Reply #22 on: August 11, 2010, 11:03:28 AM »
Hey All,

Thank you all for the warm wishes and it seems to be a somewhat false alarm, but they really don't know what happened.

After 9 hours, I'm back home. I have a history of Cardiomyopathy (Class 4, the worst), Congestive Heart Failure and COPD. I got a all clear from my Cardiologist, who said my heart has returned to normal for a 56 year old man with 26 years of HIV. So it was a surprise when the feet started swelling and I mean swelling, to where I could not put on any shoes. That didn't concern me so much, until my left side started going numb. That got my attention and off to hospital I went. They did a full CBC, EKG, Chest X-Ray and pumped me with enough Lasix to drain a swamp.

We added a second diuretic, Furosimide to get ride of the excess fluid and my feet have already started to drain. It's been incredibly hot and humid here, which always causes problems with my water retention. The docs think this is "just one of those things", that we will watch, but they expect a week of double diuretics should do the trick and I just have to watch myself for any more swelling.

Hopefully, by morning, the swelling will be gone. It should be, as I am pissing every half hour and the amounts are incredible. I had no idea I could retain so much water, but each hour I feel a little less "under water" so life is good and I appreciate your good thoughts, because I knew that you were all pulling for me.

Joe I'm glad your home, and your OK, as you well know my (Bob my other half) has Congestive Heart Failure and COPD, he had open heart surgery about 8 yrs. ago, and is on a whole host of Meds for this including  Furosimide....JOE the HOT and Humid Weather is a big fat NO, NO, so try and stay cool, and outta the hot sun, anything over 80 degrees isn't good for Congestive Heart Failure and COPD, also
watch you sodium-intake as well, as this isn't good for you, Joe, I hope you have continued good health
and I'm sure your other half will make sure you are taken care of, that's what I do for Bob  ;)
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Re: Joe (Killfoile) is Hospitalized
« Reply #23 on: August 11, 2010, 11:06:53 AM »
Joe, you scared me honey...

These f**king cardiac issues can be a nightmare.   Just because you're peeing a lot, you know you have to still keep drinking a lot, right?   But I know that you already know that....

Take care honey, we have had enough forum sickness lately.   Hope you are back to your old self real soon

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Re: Joe (Killfoile) is Hospitalized
« Reply #24 on: August 11, 2010, 11:15:16 AM »
Joe
I'm glad you're home and got it under control.
Let me tell you a story from here: my partner is a DEVOTED Eagles fan and when he is watching their games on TV he is jumping out of his seat, shouting and clapping.  He scares our kitty. Scares me too...I think if he has another heart episode its going to be during one of these games.

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Re: Joe (Killfoile) is Hospitalized
« Reply #25 on: August 11, 2010, 11:39:33 AM »
Whew! What a relief. I'm glad you're back home and feeling better. I hope the additional med does the trick and you're back to your usual self in no time. Take care of yourself!

Hugs,
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Re: Joe (Killfoile) is Hospitalized
« Reply #26 on: August 11, 2010, 12:21:14 PM »
Joe

Like others have said what a relief.

Hopefully the new med will do the trick.  Take care guy.

RAB

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Re: Joe (Killfoile) is Hospitalized
« Reply #27 on: August 11, 2010, 12:27:43 PM »
I'm glad this seems to be just a false alarm.  I haven't been around all that long, so I don't know about things you've posted in the past.  If this doesn't sound too inappropriate at this point, I was wondering if the heart condition is something you had regardless of HIV or whether HIV and older meds are responsible.  My brother's partner is only 35 and has heart issues and he is neg, so I know it happens in the general population a lot.  And, my friend's dad has COPD and emphysema and he never smoked.  He got it from decades of paint and varnish fumes.

Anyway, I'm glad to hear all is well.  Here's to good health from here on out!

My heart became enlarged around 1990 and we believe it was caused by both the HIV virus and some of the older medications. It took 20 years, until 2009 for my heart to return to its normal size. Unfortunately due to the enlarging, I was more prone to pneumonia and eventually I developed both CHF and COPD. Since I have always had heart issues, I watch my salt intake and now I will be watching my liquid intake. Talking to the docs in the ER, they suggested that I no longer worry about drinking enough fluids and rather only drink to quench my thirst, at least until the hot weather ends.

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Re: Joe (Killfoile) is Hospitalized
« Reply #28 on: August 11, 2010, 12:50:24 PM »
Get welll soon Joe!

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Re: Joe (Killfoile) is Hospitalized
« Reply #29 on: August 11, 2010, 01:40:05 PM »
Joe, isn't it wonderful that we've been able to live long enough, so as to enjoy the infirmities of old age

56??? Your just a puppy

Take good care of yourself



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Re: Joe (Killfoile) is Hospitalized
« Reply #30 on: August 11, 2010, 02:36:31 PM »
Joe,

So glad you are better and back home.  This last week has been hospital week for the AM regulars...my goodness!  I have been looking in on Thom (still in a Las Vegas hospital) and he is slowly improving.  Best wishes to all.

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Re: Joe (Killfoile) is Hospitalized
« Reply #31 on: August 11, 2010, 02:43:58 PM »
Joe
I'm glad you're home and got it under control.
Let me tell you a story from here: my partner is a DEVOTED Eagles fan and when he is watching their games on TV he is jumping out of his seat, shouting and clapping.  He scares our kitty. Scares me too...I think if he has another heart episode its going to be during one of these games.

Hugs
joel

Oh Joel, that's too funny, my other half loves the Buffalo Bills, and acts like that every Sunday during the regular season (I like the Raiders myself) but, I hope he doesn't have a heart Attack while watching his beloved Eagles, now that wouldn't be a good thing  :D
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Re: Joe (Killfoile) is Hospitalized
« Reply #32 on: August 11, 2010, 03:02:07 PM »
joe,
Glad your home safe and sound! Take care.
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« Reply #33 on: August 11, 2010, 05:41:20 PM »
Joe, glad you're home.  Please take care, and let us know how you're doing.
 
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Re: Joe (Killfoile) is Hospitalized
« Reply #34 on: August 11, 2010, 05:55:59 PM »
Good to hear you are back at home.  Take it easy now.


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« Reply #35 on: August 11, 2010, 11:15:24 PM »



    Glad you are ok Joe... take care of yourself.
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Re: Joe (Killfoile) is Hospitalized
« Reply #36 on: August 12, 2010, 12:15:54 AM »
joe, good to hear that you're home & feeling good. an aside, furosemide is generic lasix... they put you on both?

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Offline northernguy

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Re: Joe (Killfoile) is Hospitalized
« Reply #37 on: August 12, 2010, 01:50:04 AM »
Glad to hear you're back home,  Summer humidity in Central Canada can be a bitch, I don't know you Easterners stand it!
Apr 28/06 cd4 600 vl 10,600 cd% 25
Nov 8/09 cd4 510 vl 49,5000 cd% 16
Jan 16/10 cd4 660 vl 54,309 cd% 16
Feb 17/10 Started Atripla
Mar 7/10 cd4 710 vl 1,076 cd% 21
Apr 18/10 cd4 920 vl 268 cd% 28
Jun 19/10 cd4 450 vl 60 cd% 25
Aug 15/10 cd4 680 vl 205 cd% 27
Apr 3/11 cd4 780 vl <40 cd% 30
Jul 17/11 cd4 960 vl <40 cd%33
April 15/12 cd4 1,010 vl <40 cd% 39
April 20/12 Switched to Viramune + Truvada
Aug 2/12 cd4 1040, vl <40, cd% 38
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Re: Joe (Killfoile) is Hospitalized
« Reply #38 on: August 12, 2010, 12:26:46 PM »
joe, good to hear that you're home & feeling good. an aside, furosemide is generic lasix... they put you on both?

max
I should have been clearer. They gave me Lasix in the hospital and sent me home with the furosemide to use until I shed all of this water.

Offline mpositive

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Re: Joe (Killfoile) is Hospitalized
« Reply #39 on: August 12, 2010, 12:43:59 PM »
Ok, enough about all that, let's talk about WoW.   What server are you on for starters?   

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Re: Joe (Killfoile) is Hospitalized
« Reply #40 on: August 13, 2010, 12:39:03 AM »
Glad you are on the mend Joe.
Be forgiving, be grateful, be optimistic

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Re: Joe (Killfoile) is Hospitalized
« Reply #41 on: August 13, 2010, 08:49:43 PM »
Glad to hear your doing better your post are always kind and caring and very well received.

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Re: Joe (Killfoile) is Hospitalized
« Reply #42 on: August 13, 2010, 11:40:30 PM »
Glad to hear you are doing better Joe..... Hospitals are no place for a vacation... Symptom wise you did the right thing, and it could have been any number of things.... better safe then 6 feet under....
Don't obsess over the wrong things.  Life isn't about your numbers, it isn't about this forum, it isn't about someone's opinion.  It's about getting out there and enjoying it.   I am a person with HIV - not the other way around.

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Re: Joe (Killfoile) is Hospitalized
« Reply #43 on: August 14, 2010, 01:14:33 AM »
Hey Joe,

Damn, I am out of touch for a few days and this happens!  :o

I'm glad you are doing better.

Give Stephen a big hug for me. I still have that great photo of the two of you from Montreal in 2006.

Have a big hug for yourself too!

Mark
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~ William Ellery Channing (Unitarian Minister)

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Re: Joe (Killfoile) is Hospitalized
« Reply #44 on: August 14, 2010, 01:18:58 AM »
Joe, thank you for so much. Your words, your insight, and most importantly, your survival.

Each day you draw breath - scratch that - each day you thrive, and LIVE WITH instead of DIE FROM HIV serves as a lighthouse for the rest of us.  Please continue to be that.
"Many people, especially in the gay community, turn to oral sex as a safer alternative in the age of AIDS. And with HIV rates rising, people need to remember that oral sex is safer sex. It's a reasonable alternative."

-Kimberly Page-Shafer, PhD, MPH

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Re: Joe (Killfoile) is Hospitalized
« Reply #45 on: August 15, 2010, 11:21:50 PM »
Im really glad that that your better...  :-*
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